Opportunities

PhD in Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences

The University of Melbourne is offering a new PhD program in Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences. The program is a collaboration between the Department of Finance, the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. It is a 2+3 year program (2 years Master’s, 3 years PhD). The program fosters interdisciplinary research by providing training in the conceptual principles and research techniques in fields across the social, biological and mathematical sciences that analyse human decision-making and problem solving in the context of risk and complexity at the level of individuals and markets. Students will draw on interdisciplinary experimental methods and conceptual principles obtained in the initial 2-year coursework phase to deliver cutting-edge solutions to key research questions within the field of decision-making, risk and financial sciences.

More information about the program and the application process is available at: http://fbe.unimelb.edu.au/phd/degrees/drfs.

If you have any questions about the program, please email us at peter.bossaerts@unimelb.edu.au or carstenm@unimelb.edu.au.

Honours research projects

(The University of Melbourne/Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)

We are supervising Honours students in the Department of Finance in 2017. In addition, we are open to (co-)supervise Honours projects in other disciplines (e.g., neuroscience, psychology, computer science).

If you are interested in doing your Honours project with us, please email us at peter.bossaerts@unimelb.edu.au or carstenm@unimelb.edu.au.